The Meg, or Megan, as she is fondly referred to on this podcast, is just a friendly shark trying to find her place in the world...until mean old Jason Statham comes in. This harrowing tale about a prehistoric shark raises one simple question, how bad does a movie have to be in order to be good? Listen in as we review this new monster film as well as talk some news including changes to the Academy Awards, cook up some movie hot takes, and as always end with our content of the week.
Middle school is awkward for everyone right? Well if you don't have a perfect memory of how cringy middle school is than you should check out Bo Burnham's new film Eighth Grade that perfectly captures that awkward time in one young girls life. Listen in for our review of this film to find out if Trevor's undying love for high school movies also translates to middle school movies as well as movie cast mad libs for Top Gun and our content of the week.
We are now at a point now where the Mission: Impossible films are consistently some of the most entertaining big blockbuster films being released. So what exactly makes these films tick? Is it the cast? The action and stunts? All of it? Listen in as we breakdown the newest film in the franchise while also discussing the death of Moviepass, Star Wars Episode 9 cast announcement, Andy Serkis' Mowgli moving to Netflix, nominate the 16th class of Honorable Mensches, and as always end with our content of the week.
It is hard to believe that Die Hard is turning 30 this year. 30 years of Alan Rickman being the best villain, 30 years of Yippee ki-yay, and 30 years of debating whether or not this is a Christmas movie. So listen on in as we travel to Nakatomi Plaza to review Die Hard as well as talk Comic Con news and trailers including Aquaman, Shazam, Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Godzilla 2, and Glass, James Gunn being fired from Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 3, and as always end with our content of the week.
After tons of hype from the Sundance Film Festival back in January, it is finally time for Boots Riley's directorial debut, Sorry to Bother You. Listen in as we review this film as well as talk a couple of casting announcements and trailers, announce our favorite movies of the year so far, do another edition of hot takes, and as always end with our content of the week.
Infinity War sure was a doozy. So how does Marvel decide to follow up their biggest film to date? By making a sequel for their smallest characters (sorry, I had to). Ant-Man and the Wasp is the 20th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe but the question is does this film provide a nice palate cleanser or does it feel anti-climactic after Infinity War? Listen in to hear our review as well as a check in on the Summer Box Office Fantasy Bet, a couple of casting announcements, the 15th class of Honorable Mensches, and as always we end with our content of the week.
With Taylor Sheridan (Wind River) returning to once again write the script as well as Josh Brolin and Benicio del Toro reprising their roles, does Sicario: Day of the Soldado conjure up the same magic as Sicario or does the film miss the presence of Denis Villenueve, Emily Blunt, and Roger Deakins? Listen in as we review the new sequel as well as hit on Jared Leto playing Morbius, discuss a couple of new trailers, play a game of Movie Cast Mad Libs where Jake and Trevor are given character descriptions and must recast a famous movie, and as always end with our content of the week.
Good? Bad? Illogical? Boring? Who cares? Dinosaurs are one the big screen! But in all seriousness, the reviews for Jurassic World were wildly mixed with everything from people praising it to people not understanding why it even was made in the first place. Will the Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom be as polarizing or does this film send audiences back to the 1993 to make us once again feel the same wonder we did when watching Jurassic Park? Listen in as we review Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, do a recap/review of Jurassic World, and also talk the Star Wars story films being put on hold and people trying to remake Star Wars: The Last Jedi.